Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 95 117
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22 -8
Contract jobs citing LAN 19 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.20% 1.77% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.74% 15.65% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 16
Leeds median daily rate £430 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +25.93% -15.63%
10th Percentile £148 £214 £166
90th Percentile £565 £525 £472
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £363 £288
% change year-on-year +18.62% +26.09% -28.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Leeds median hourly rate £115.50 £11.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +950.00% -4.35% -40.26%
10th Percentile £115.25 £10.22 £10.75
90th Percentile £115.75 £11.58 £12.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £11.16 £14.25
% change year-on-year -1.43% -21.68% +1.79%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 195 262 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.27% 11.33% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 169 155
Leeds median daily rate £375 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £188 £298 £161
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £368 £428 £413
% change year-on-year -14.04% +3.64% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 3
Leeds median hourly rate £28.00 £11.08 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +152.71% -45.95% +26.15%
10th Percentile £11.55 £9.87 £12.65
90th Percentile £72.55 £23.83 £24.15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.30 £14.50
% change year-on-year +14.38% +5.52% -12.12%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for LAN.

1 15 (78.95%) WAN
2 12 (63.16%) Firewall
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) Network Security
4 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
5 7 (36.84%) Azure
6 6 (31.58%) IaaS
6 6 (31.58%) SaaS
6 6 (31.58%) PaaS
6 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (31.58%) Private Cloud
6 6 (31.58%) DMZ
6 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (31.58%) Network Design
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) MPLS
8 4 (21.05%) Citrix
8 4 (21.05%) SIEM
9 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
9 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
9 3 (15.79%) Office 365
9 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
9 3 (15.79%) Server Patching
9 3 (15.79%) Strategic Roadmap
9 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
9 3 (15.79%) Wireless
10 2 (10.53%) McAfee
10 2 (10.53%) Project Management

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Azure
2 6 (31.58%) IaaS
2 6 (31.58%) PaaS
2 6 (31.58%) SaaS
3 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) WAN
2 12 (63.16%) Firewall
3 10 (52.63%) Network Security
4 6 (31.58%) DMZ
4 6 (31.58%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (21.05%) MPLS
6 3 (15.79%) Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.26%) DNS
8 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.26%) IPv4
8 1 (5.26%) IPv6
8 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
8 1 (5.26%) OSPF
8 1 (5.26%) SAN
8 1 (5.26%) VPN
8 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
8 1 (5.26%) WLAN
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Technical Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Network Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 6 (31.58%) Private Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) iPad
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Network Design
1 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) SIEM
4 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) Network Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Server Patching
4 3 (15.79%) Strategic Roadmap
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Facilities Management
6 1 (5.26%) High Availability
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.26%) Server Building
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNP
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) CCSP
2 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) Ivanti
4 2 (10.53%) McAfee
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Meraki
5 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds